Trending UN Watch tweets: France and the UN Human Rights Office apply a double standard regarding police violence in response to the Yellow Vest riots; the UN Human Rights Chief is silent on Human Rights Council Member Qatar’s overt antisemitism; UNIFIL, the UN agency charged with peacekeeping and security on the Israeli-Lebanese border, is exposed for its failure to detect or stop Hezbollah tunnels uncovered by the IDF; Support from Western states Switzerland, Norway, and New Zealand helps the PLO prevent the passage of a UN resolution that would have condemned Hamas for the first time; China receives widespread praise from UN Member States, despite an abysmal human rights record; and abusive Senegal is elected to the prestigious chair position of the UN Human Rights Council.

Switzerland, Norway, and New Zealand abstained on a rare measure to require a 2/3 vote on a US resolution to condemn Hamas.

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